St. Columba's Primary School

From little acorns, big oaks grow!

Admisssions Criteria

The Board of Governors has drawn up the criteria as listed below and delegated the responsibility of applying the criteria to the Principal of the school.

 

Admissions criteria will be used in the event of the school being oversubscribed.  The criteria are listed in order of priority.

 

  1. Children of compulsory school age from the parish of Errigal.
  2. Children of compulsory school age from areas where the school has traditionally drawn its intake.
  3. Children of compulsory school age who are siblings of children already attending the school/attended the school.
  4. Children of compulsory school age whose parent/s is/are a) member/s of the permanent teaching staff or auxiliary staff of the school.
  5. Children of compulsory school age whose parent/s is/are a) past pupil/s of the school.
  6. Children of compulsory school age from other areas.

 

If there are places available in Year 1 after compulsory school age children have been admitted, children who have reached the age of 4 but are not of compulsory school age will be admitted, until the 31st October.